[Alice Spencer Hooker Jones]


John Muir


[1][letterhead]June 18/1914.My dear Mr Muir,-Here we are, Alice and Fred Jones at the Grand Canyon of the Colorado.Our first visit! And so you can understand that we are quite overcome with it all.We are on way East to visit Fred's mother and05778 [2]family for a few months.I introduced myself to Mrs Brant as having a mutual friend in Mr John Muir. -That was enough- we have good visits together and talk about your last visit here with our good uncle John Hooker.Mr & Mrs Brant also own a fine country in Sierra Madre, not far from us-The Bread- oh I remember how good you said the Bread was, and you brought some home[3][letterhead]to me.It seems such a long time since we have seen you- and I do want some wintergreen candies! And you really need me to pin moring roses upon you-The garden is lovely now. but always missing the one for whom it always seemed to grow and blossom- and whose smiles he used to scatter05778

[4]abroad by the basketful.I still have that May Moring Tribute you wrote to Hooker in his Rose Garden-Fred was out on a Desert Trip, not long ago, and saw Helen, looking well and Happy —Our summer address will be HinsdaleNew HampshireI should love to hear from you-Mrs Hooker will probably be in L.A. about August 1st and may stay there for a time. Mrs Brant sends kindest regards — also Fred and [illegible] lots of Love "Hark the Lark Jones".


Grand Canyon, Ariz.

Date Original

1914 Jun 18


Original letter dimensions: 24 x 15.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 22, Image 0415

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